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‘High time’ Congress gets full-time president by ‘selection or election’, says Sandeep Dikshit
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‘High time’ Congress gets full-time president by ‘selection or election’, says Sandeep Dikshit

Dikshit hit out at Jyotiraditya Scindia and Sachin Pilot, asserting that the fight was between the 'usurpers' and those persevering through hard work

Seven years after AAP's squabbles with UPA, NDA governments, Arvind Kejriwal now sees wisdom in political coexistence
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Seven years after AAP's squabbles with UPA, NDA governments, Arvind Kejriwal now sees wisdom in political coexistence

Arvind Kejriwal, who came to the forefront in 2011 with the Anna Hazare-led anti-corruption movement, started as a firebrand orator training his guns at political parties, but seven years later, has donned the image of a moderately combative people’s leader

PC Chacko submits resignation as Delhi Congress in-charge after poll drubbing, says comment on Sheila Dikshit being 'misinterpreted'
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PC Chacko submits resignation as Delhi Congress in-charge after poll drubbing, says comment on Sheila Dikshit being 'misinterpreted'

Congress' PC Chacko on Wednesday tendered his resignation from the post of Delhi Congress in-charge, a day after the party failed to secure even one seat in Delhi election results.

Congress appoints Subhash Chopra as new Delhi unit president, Kirti Azad as chairman of state poll campaign committee
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Congress appoints Subhash Chopra as new Delhi unit president, Kirti Azad as chairman of state poll campaign committee

Chopra will have the task of fostering unity in the party's Delhi unit ahead of the crucial assembly elections due early next year.

Arvind Kejriwal needs grassroots connect, political adroitness to win Delhi in 2020, not suave Obama-style campaigns
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Arvind Kejriwal needs grassroots connect, political adroitness to win Delhi in 2020, not suave Obama-style campaigns

Arvind Kejriwal can hope for a revival only if he secures for himself a comprehensive victory, around 60 seats, in the upcoming Delhi elections.

Congress to announce new president of Delhi unit soon, says PC Chacko; post vacant since Sheila Dikshit's demise
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Congress to announce new president of Delhi unit soon, says PC Chacko; post vacant since Sheila Dikshit's demise

All India Congress Committee's (AICC) Delhi in-charge PC Chacko on Friday said that the party will soon announce the new president of its Delhi unit as the Assembly elections are just around the corner

Month after Sheila Dikshit's demise, Sonia Gandhi meets Delhi Congress leaders over selection of new state unit chief
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Month after Sheila Dikshit's demise, Sonia Gandhi meets Delhi Congress leaders over selection of new state unit chief

The Delhi Congress president post has been lying vacant since the demise of Sheila Dikshit in July. The selection of a new president for the Delhi Congress unit was discussed in the meeting, Chacko said and added that some local leader will be considered for the post.

Meeting to elect next Delhi Congress chief to be held at Sonia Gandhi's residence ahead of Assembly election
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Meeting to elect next Delhi Congress chief to be held at Sonia Gandhi's residence ahead of Assembly election

On Monday, the interim Congress chief appointed Rameshwar Oraon as the Jharkhand state unit chief along with five working presidents – Kamlesh Mahato Kamalesh, Irfan Ansari, Rajesh Thakur, Manas Sinha and Sanjay Paswan.

Sushma Swaraj was pivotal in making public life an option for ordinary women and not just the privileged elites
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Sushma Swaraj was pivotal in making public life an option for ordinary women and not just the privileged elites

Sushma Swaraj was a pioneer in changing the perception of public life for women: With her as a conduit, public life ceased to be the preserve of women from elite backgrounds and also became a viable career option for the average woman-next-door.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Sheila Dikshit cremated, Afghanistan peace process, Chandrayaan-2 launch; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Sheila Dikshit cremated, Afghanistan peace process, Chandrayaan-2 launch; today's must-read stories

Sheila Dikshit, three-time chief minister of Delhi, who is credited with the 'all-round' development of the national capital was cremated with full state honours.

Sheila Dikshit cremated with full state honours at Delhi's Nigambodh Ghat; Congress, BJP leaders hail former CM for capital's development
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Sheila Dikshit cremated with full state honours at Delhi's Nigambodh Ghat; Congress, BJP leaders hail former CM for capital's development

Sheila Dikshit's family members, colleagues, Congress workers, and admirers braved heavy rains and gusty winds to bid her a final farewell at the national capital's oldest cremation ground, Nigambodh Ghat.

Sheila Dikshit cremated with full state honours at Delhi's Nigambodh Ghat; Sonia Gandhi, Amit Shah attend ex-CM's funeral
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Sheila Dikshit cremated with full state honours at Delhi's Nigambodh Ghat; Sonia Gandhi, Amit Shah attend ex-CM's funeral

Sheila Dikshit, three-time chief minister of Delhi, who is credited with the 'all-round' development of the national capital was cremated with full state honours on Sunday after she passed away due to a cardiac arrest on Saturday.

Sheila Dikshit passes away; news updates: Ex-Delhi CM cremated with full state honours; leaders from across party lines present
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Sheila Dikshit passes away; news updates: Ex-Delhi CM cremated with full state honours; leaders from across party lines present

Sheila Dikshit passes away; news updates: Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit, who passed away at the age of 81 on Saturday, was cremated on Sunday with full state honours, News18 reported.

Sheila Dikshit passes away: Akshay Kumar, Madhuri Dixit, Swara Bhasker, Lata Mangeshkar tweet condolences
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Sheila Dikshit passes away: Akshay Kumar, Madhuri Dixit, Swara Bhasker, Lata Mangeshkar tweet condolences

Following the demise of Sheila Dikshit, Lata Mangeshkar, Akshay Kumar, Richa Chadha and Bhumi Pednekar were among the many Bollywood celebs who tweeted condolences

Daily Bulletin: Sheila Dikshit's last rites today at Nigam Bodh Ghat; Yogi Adityanath to visit Sonbhadra to meet kin of deceased; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Sheila Dikshit's last rites today at Nigam Bodh Ghat; Yogi Adityanath to visit Sonbhadra to meet kin of deceased; day's top stories

Daily Bulletin: Sheila Dixit's last rites to be performed today at Delhi's Nigam Bo9dh Ghat; Yogi Adityanath will visit the village in Ghorawal tehsil of Sonbhadra district and meet family members of those who lost their lives in the clash; and more top stories of the day.

Sheila Dikshit's last instruction: Protest at BJP office if standoff between UP govt, Priyanka Gandhi goes on
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Sheila Dikshit's last instruction: Protest at BJP office if standoff between UP govt, Priyanka Gandhi goes on

In her last instruction to party workers, Sheila Dikshit ordered to stage a protest outside over BJP headquarters in support of Priyanka Gandhi.

Sheila Dikshit passes away: Congress faces uphill task of finding new Delhi party chief ahead of Assembly polls
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Sheila Dikshit passes away: Congress faces uphill task of finding new Delhi party chief ahead of Assembly polls

With the void created by the sudden demise of Sheila Dikshit, the Congress faces the uphill task of looking for a leader.

Ex-Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit passes away at 81, eminent politicians express grief at Congress leader's demise
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Ex-Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit passes away at 81, eminent politicians express grief at Congress leader's demise

Three-time Delhi chief minister and senior Congress leader Sheila Dikshit passed away on Saturday afternoon at a private hospital in Delhi after suffering a cardiac arrest.

Sheila Dikshit, three-time Delhi chief minister and Congress leader, passes away at 81 after suffering cardiac arrest
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Sheila Dikshit, three-time Delhi chief minister and Congress leader, passes away at 81 after suffering cardiac arrest

Three-time Delhi chief minister and senior Congress leader Sheila Dikshit passed away on Saturday afternoon at a private hospital in New Delhi.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Sheila Dikshit passes away, Disney embraces diversity, moon landing's 50th anniversary; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Sheila Dikshit passes away, Disney embraces diversity, moon landing's 50th anniversary; today's must-read stories

In many ways, Sheila Dikshit's rise was reflective of the changed demography and aspirations in the national capital.